Seton Hall University

Reported Cases

The health and safety of our students, faculty, priests, staff and administrators are of paramount importance. Known cases of COVID-19 among the Seton Hall community are shared below. Details are limited due for reasons of health privacy.

5 Day Average of New Cases: 1.4
Fall 2021 Positive Cases: 238
Fall 2021 Tests Administered: 3,000
Total Reported Cases* at Seton Hall University: 696
Total Tests* Administered: 16,527


* Figures represent cumulative cases since start of pandemic (March 1, 2020) and will also appear within each host community’s reported total figures. Last Updated: Thursday, December 2

  • Fall 2021 Updates

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    Individuals who test positive are provided isolation protocol information, and contacts of infected individuals are provided quarantine information. The University also makes isolation and quarantine space available to resident students.

    On December 1, the University learned two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) and one staff member associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. No community contacts have been identified, and the local health department has been notified.


    On November 29, the University learned three students associated with the South Orange campus (one living on-campus, the other two living off-campus) and one student associated with the Newark campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 22, the University learned three students associated with the South Orange campus (one living on-campus, the other living off-campus) and one student associated with the Newark campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 19, the University learned one residential student associated with the South Orange campus and one staff member associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On November 18, the University learned two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On November 17, the University learned one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On November 16, the University learned one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus), one student associated with the Nutley campus, and one staff member associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 12, the University learned one student associated with the Nutley campus and two staff members associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 4, the University learned that one residential student associated with the South Orange campus and one student associated with the Newark campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 2, the University learned that one student associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. No contacts were identified through tracing.


    On October 27, testing detected one student associated with the Newark campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health department.


    On October 25, testing detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that one staff member associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On October 22, testing detected one residential student associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that one staff member associated with the Nutley campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On October 18, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus (one residential, two living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On October 8, our testing protocols detected one residential student associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 27, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (one residential, one living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 24, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 23, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 22, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (one residential, one living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 21, our testing protocols detected five students associated with the South Orange campus (four residential, one living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 20, our testing protocols detected four residential students associated with the South Orange campusas positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 19, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (one residential, one living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 18, our testing protocols detected one residential student associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 17, our testing protocols detected six students associated with the South Orange campus (five residential students, one living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 16, our testing protocols detected four residential students associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On September 15, our testing protocols detected nine students associated with the South Orange campus (five residential students, four living off-campus) and one student associated with the Newark campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On September 14, our testing protocols detected nine students associated with the South Orange campus (four residential students, five living off-campus) and one students associated with the Newark campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On September 13, our testing protocols detected seventeen students associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. Nine are residential students, and eight live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 12, our testing protocols detected fourteen students associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. Nine are residential students, and five live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 11, through correspondence and our testing protocols, eight students associated with the South Orange campus were identified as positive for COVID-19. Six are residential students, and two live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 10, our testing protocols detected thirty-one students associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. Twenty-four are residential students, and seven live off-campus. The University also learned that one staff member associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 9, our testing protocols detected twenty-seven students associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. Twenty are residential students, and seven live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 8, our testing protocols detected thirty students associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. Nineteen are residential students, and eleven live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 7, our testing protocols detected sixteen students associated with the South Orange campus (eight residential students, eight living off-campus) and two students associated with the Nutley campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 6, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On September 3, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the respective health departments.


    On September 1, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On August 31, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the Nutley campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On August 30, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On August 29, our testing protocols detected one residential student as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On August 27, our testing protocols detected one employee associated with the Newark campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On August 26, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) as positive for COVID-19. No contacts were identified through tracing. The local health department was notified.

  • Summer 2021 Updates

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    Individuals who test positive are provided isolation protocol information, and contacts of infected individuals are provided quarantine information. The University also makes isolation and quarantine space available to resident students.

    On July 30, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On July 30, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On July 29, our testing protocols detected one staff member associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local health department.


    On July 28, the University learned that one staff member associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. No contacts were identified through tracing.


    On July 19, our testing protocols detected one staff member associated with the South Orange campus and one student associated with the Georgian Court campus as positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with respective health departments.


    On July 7, our testing protocols detected one staff member associated with the South Orange campus as positive for COVID-19. No contacts were identified through tracing.

  • Spring 2021 Updates

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    Individuals who test positive are provided isolation protocol information, and contacts of infected individuals are provided quarantine information. The University also makes isolation and quarantine space available to resident students.

    On May 12, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On April 30, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) and one student associated with the Newark campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with respective health departments.


    On April 28, our surveillance and testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with respective health departments.


    On April 23, our testing protocols detected one residential student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On April 22, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. One of these students lives on-campus, and two live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On April 19, our testing protocols detected one residential student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On April 16, our testing protocols detected two residential students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On April 15, our testing protocols detected one commuter student associated with the Nutley campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On April 12, our testing protocols detected two residential students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On April 9, our surveillance and testing protocols detected three residential students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with respective health departments.


    On April 8, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On On April 7, the University learned that one student associated with the Newark campus tested positive for COVID-19. No contacts have been notified through tracing; with the local health department has been updated.


    On On April 5, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On April 1, our surveillance testing detected one student associated with the Newark campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the local Health Department.


    On March 31, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that an employee from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 29, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that an employee from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 28, our surveillance testing detected one residential student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 26, our testing protocols detected nine students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Four of these students live on-campus, and five live off-campus. The University also learned that one employee associated with the South Orange campus, one student associated with the Newark campus, and one student associated with the Nutley have also tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with respective health departments.


    On March 25, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 24, our testing protocols detected four students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 22, our testing protocols detected two residential students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 21, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. One of the cases is a resident student; the other students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 20, we learned three residential students associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that an employee from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 19, our surveillance and testing protocols detected four students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Two students are residential; the others live off-campus. We also learned that a student associated with the Newark campus tested positive. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with respective health departments.


    On March 18, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) and two students associated with the Newark campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 17, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) and one student associated with the Newark campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 16, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. The University also learned that an employee from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 15, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 14, our surveillance testing detected one resident student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 12, our testing protocols detected six students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 11, our surveillance and testing protocols detected four students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. One student is residential, the others live off campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 10, our surveillance protocols detected seven students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. One student is residential, the others live off campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 9, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) and one student associated with the Nutley campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 8, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 5, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) and one student associated with the Newark campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On March 4, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 3, our testing protocols detected four students associated with the South Orange campus (living off-campus) who have tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 2, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Both live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On March 1, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Both live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 28, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Both live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 27, our surveillance protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. One student is residential, the other a commuter. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 26, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. One of the cases is a resident student; the other students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 25, our surveillance and testing protocols detected nine students associated with the South Orange campus and one student associated with the Nutley campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Six of the cases are residents in South Orange; the other students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On February 24, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. All three students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 23, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the cases are resident students; the other student lives off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 22, our testing protocols detected four students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the cases are resident students; the other student lives off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 21, our testing protocols two students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Both students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 20, our testing protocols detected three resident students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 19, our testing protocols detected two resident students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 18, our surveillance and testing protocols detected seventeen students associated with the South Orange campus and one student associated with the Nutley campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Eleven of the cases are residents in South Orange; the other students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On February 17, our testing protocols detected nine students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the cases are resident students; the other six live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 16, our testing protocols detected five resident students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 15, our testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The students live off-campus. The University also learned of one student case associated with the Newark campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the respective Departments of Health.


    On February 14, our testing protocols detected two resident students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The University also learned of one student case associated with the Newark campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the respective Departments of Health.


    On February 12, our testing protocols detected one student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student lives off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 11, our testing protocols detected five students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the cases are resident students; the other two live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 10, our testing protocols detected five students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the cases are resident students; the other three live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 9, our testing protocols detected five students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the cases are resident students; the other three live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 7, the University learned that a resident student tested positive for COVID-19. The student will complete isolation according to protocol. On February 8, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the cases are resident students; the other lives off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health. The University has also received corrected lab results indicating one resident student and two students living off-campus are not positive for COVID-19 as previously reported. These students will complete quarantine but are not subject to additional isolation time.


    On February 6, our testing protocols detected eight students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Four of the cases are resident students; the other four live off-campus. We also learned that a staff member from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 5, our testing protocols detected five students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Four of the cases are resident students. We also learned that a staff member from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 4, our testing protocols detected one commuter student associated with the South Orange who was positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On February 3, our testing protocols detected five students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the cases are resident students, and the other two live off-campus. We also learned that a staff member from the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 31, our surveillance and testing protocols detected two students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Both students live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 30, our surveillance and testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. One student lives on campus, and the other student live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 29, our surveillance and testing protocols detected six students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of these students live on campus; the other three live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 28, our testing protocols and surveillance testing detected eight students associated with the South Orange campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the cases are resident students, and the other five live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 27, our testing protocols detected one resident student associated with the South Orange campus who was positive for COVID-19. The student is now in isolation. The University also learned that an individual employed with a University contracted vendor tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 26, our surveillance testing detected one resident student associated with the South Orange campus who was positive for COVID-19. The student is now in isolation. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 25, our testing protocols detected four students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. One of the students resides on campus, and the other three live off-campus. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On January 21, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the cases are resident students, and the other lives off-campus. Each student has entered isolation. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health and are in quarantine.


    On January 8, our testing protocols detected three students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Each of these students lives off-campus. The University also learned that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.

  • Summer and Fall 2020 Updates

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    Individuals who test positive are provided isolation protocol information, and contacts of infected individuals are provided quarantine information. The University also makes isolation and quarantine space available to resident students.

    On December 22, the University learned that an employee from the Law campus tested positive for COVID-19. The employee's contacts have also been notified through tracing as well as the Newark Department of Health.


    On December 18, the University learned that two students and an employee associated with the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. Contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. The appropriate local health officials have been notified.


    On December 14, our testing protocols detected a two students associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The students live off-campus and report not having any campus contact recently. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On December 8, our testing protocols detected a student associated with the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student lives off-campus and reports not having been on campus recently. All contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.

    The University also learned that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had been on campus. The employee's contacts have been notified through tracing.


    On December 7, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals live off-campus and report not having been on campus recently. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 23, we identified one student and two employees from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. These cases are related to previously reported cases. All of the individuals are now in isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 22, our testing protocols detected eight students and two employees from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. Seven of these cases are related to previously reported cases. All of these students and employees are now in isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 20, our testing protocols detected five students from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. At least three of these cases are related to previously reported cases, and one was already in quarantine. All of these students are now in isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 18, our surveillance testing detected one employee as positive for COVID-19 from the South Orange campus. The employee has entered isolation. No additional contacts were identified through tracing; the South Orange Department of Health has been notified.


    On November 16, our COVID-19 symptomatic testing and contact tracing protocols detected five positive cases from the South Orange campus and two positive cases from the IHS campus. Those not already in quarantine have entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 15, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. Three of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other student is living off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 14, our testing protocols detected ten students from the South Orange campus who are positive for COVID-19. Nine of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other student is living off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. No additional contacts were identified through tracing; the South Orange Department of Health has been notified.


    On November 13, our symptomatic testing and contact tracing protocols detected twenty-two students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Nineteen of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other three students are living off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 12, our symptomatic testing and contact tracing protocols detected twelve students from the South Orange campus and one student from the IHS campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Nine of these cases were detected on-campus, and the other four were off-campus. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 11, our surveillance and symptomatic testing protocols and contact tracing detected fourteen students and three employees positive for COVID-19 from the South Orange campus. Twelve of the students and the three employees are related to previously reported cases. Each of these students has entered isolation. All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 10, our testing protocols detected twelve students who tested positive for COVID-19. Seven of these cases are students living in residence halls, and the other five are students living off-campus. Three of the off-campus students are related to a household cluster. Each of these students has entered isolation, and all contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.

    The University also learned that a student from the IHS campus tested positive. No campus contacts have been reported.


    On November 9, our testing protocols detected eight students who tested positive for COVID-19. Two of these students were living in residence halls and have gone home for quarantine. The other six students are living off-campus and in isolation. Two of the off-campus cases were related to previously reported clusters. All contacts for these students have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 7, our testing protocols detected five students who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified one of these cases through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Another positive student is a resident with no reported contacts, completing isolation in Ora Manor. The three remaining cases in this report are related to an off-campus residence. Contacts identified in our community were notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 6, our testing protocols detected two students living off-campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to previously reported cases. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 5, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the students live off-campus, one of which Health Services identified through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. The fourth student lives on-campus but is now isolating off-campus. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On November 4, our testing protocols detected three students living off-campus, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to a previously reported case.

    Testing has also identified three students living off-campus who are positive for COVID-19. Two of these students are from the South Orange campus, and the other is from the Law School. These cases are unrelated to each other and previously reported cases.

    All contacts for these cases have been notified through tracing along with local health departments.


    On November 2, our testing protocols detected three students living off-campus at the same residence, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health.

    The University also learned that a student from the Law campus tested positive. The student's contacts have also been notified through tracing as well as the Newark Department of Health.


    On October 31, our testing protocols detected a student living off-campus, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the student through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 30, the University learned that an employee on the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had been on campus. The employee's contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. The appropriate local health officials have been notified.


    On October 28, our testing protocols detected a student living off-campus, already in quarantine, who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the student through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 27, our testing protocols detected three students who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified two of the students through contact tracing related to a previously reported case.

    Two of these students are in quarantine in Ora Manor. The third student is in isolation off-campus. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 26, our testing protocols detected a student living off-campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Health Services identified the student through contact tracing related to a previously reported case. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 24, our testing protocols detected seven students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Five of the students live off-campus; the other two students live on-campus and have been moved to quarantine in Ora Manor. All contacts have been notified through tracing and advised to quarantine.


    On October 23, our testing protocols detected five students who tested positive for COVID-19, and the University also learned that an employee tested positive off-campus.

    Health Services identified the students through contact tracing related to the previously reported cases. The students all live off-campus and have not been on campus recently. The employee was last on campus yesterday. All have received isolation instructions and are now in quarantine. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.

    Update: the University has now confirmed an additional employee tested positive off-campus. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 22, our testing protocols detected four students who tested positive for COVID-19, and the University also learned that a fifth student tested positive off-campus. All of these students live off-campus or commute from their homes.

    Two of the positive cases were identified through contact tracing from a previously reported case. Three of the students have already been quarantining off-campus. All have received isolation instructions. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health. Health Services continues to follow up on students who have tested positive; all are doing well.

    Update: the University has now confirmed an additional student tested positive off-campus. The student lives off-campus and is in quarantine. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the local Department of Health.


    On October 21, our testing protocols detected four students from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Three of these cases and the case reported on October 20 are related.

    Three of the students live off-campus; the fourth student lives on-campus and has been moved to quarantine in Ora Manor. The students' contacts have been notified through tracing along with the South Orange Department of Health.


    On October 20, our testing protocols detected a student from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last on campus a week ago and living off-campus. Contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On October 17, the University learned that two students from the Interprofessional Health Sciences campus tested positive for COVID-19. The cases were reported to appropriate local health officials, and the students' contacts have been notified through contact tracing. The two cases are unrelated, and the risk to the University community is believed to be low.


    On October 9, our testing protocols detected a student from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student has been taking classes and living on the South Orange campus, but will now be isolating at home. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified along with the South Orange Department of Health. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On October 8, our testing protocols detected a student from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The student, who lives off-campus, has not been on campus in the past two weeks and is isolating at home. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified, and the South Orange Department of Health has been notified. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On October 3, the University learned that a student on the South Orange campus tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last on campus September 23, lives off campus and is isolating at home. Any contacts identified in our community have been notified. The risk of exposure to other campus community members is believed to be low.


    On September 29, the University learned that an employee on the South Orange campus tested positive on September 29. The employee had been on campus. The employee's contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. The appropriate local health officials have been notified.

    On September 29, the University also learned that a student on the Interprofessional Health Sciences campus tested positive on Friday, September 25 off campus. The student's contacts have been notified through tracing and will quarantine per protocol. One contact is in quarantine in Ora Manor. Health Services will follow up with them to monitor their status. The appropriate local health officials have been notified. The two cases are unrelated.


    On September 23, our testing protocols detected two individuals from the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. Neither case was related to exposure on campus, and neither individual has been on campus since exposure. The cases are unrelated, and neither individual has had contact since exposure with anyone on campus, other than Health Services, who safely performed the testing. Each individual has entered isolation off-campus. Health Services will continue to follow up with them to monitor their status. The risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is considered low.


    On August 24 our testing protocols detected an individual on the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has entered isolation. It is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On August 20 our testing protocols detected an individual on the South Orange campus who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has entered isolation. It is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On August 15 the testing protocol detected an asymptomatic individual on the South Orange campus and the individual has entered isolation. According to health authorities, it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus is low.

  • Spring 2020 (March-April) Cases Reports

    The appropriate public health department officials and Seton Hall University’s Health Services are immediately notified of cases and gather all pertinent information from affected individuals. The University works to ensure to contact anyone who may need to be interviewed. More information on our reporting protocols is available in our restart plan.

    Individuals who test positive are provided isolation protocol information, and contacts of infected individuals are provided quarantine information. The University also makes isolation and quarantine space available to resident students.

     

    On April 7 the University learned that two more members of our campus community have tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individuals were last on campus on March 27, 2020 and March 31, 2020, respectively. It is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On April 2 the University learned that a fifth member of our campus community has tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individual was last on campus on April 1, 2020 and reports no close or prolonged contacts, and it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On March 24 the University learned that a fourth person on the South Orange campus has tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individual was last on campus on March 19, 2020 and reports no close or prolonged contacts, and it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.


    On March 23 the University learned that a third person on the South Orange campus has tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The individual was last on campus on March 16, 2020 and reports no close or prolonged contacts, and it is believed the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.

We understand that these updates may prompt additional questions. Thank you for your patience as we address your questions and concerns in this rapidly evolving situation. Please remember to regularly consult the Community CommunicationsWe are in this together. Please keep all affected nations, people, and students in your prayers throughout these difficult times.